Department of Industrial Relations (DIR)
Christine has an extensive background and a keen understanding of California workers’ compensation having worked with Labor and Management on the Governor’s reform of the California system. She has served as the Chief of the Division of Labor Statistics and Research, the Deputy Director for the Division of Workers’ Compensation, and as the Executive Officer of the California Commission on Health and Safety and Workers’ Compensation from its inception in 1994 until April of 2011. Ms. Baker is ex-officio member of the State Fund Board of Directors as well as a member of the Self Insurance Security Fund. Ms. Baker holds a Master’s Degree from the University of California, Berkeley School of Education.